12th International Workshop on Cellular Automata

12-15 September, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima Japan

Date The workshop will take place from 13 September (9:00AM) to 15 September (1:00PM), 2006. 

On 12 September, a satellite workshop on Unconventional Computing and Cellular Automata (organized by Hiroshi Umeo (Univ. of Osaka Electro-Communication)) will take place at the same place. 

Location Gakushi Kaikan (Faculty Club Building), Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan. 
Topics All aspects of cellular automata, such as 
  • cellular automata and related complex systems
  • cellular automata in topological dynamics 
  • algorithms for cellular automata 
  • cellular automata as discrete models for real phenomena
  • evolutionary computation in cellular automata 
  • cellular automata in ergodic theory 
  • complexity issues in cellular automata 
  • algebraic and geometric properties in cellular automata
  • Tiling and cellular automata 
  • generalizations of cellular automata 
Invited Speakers André Barbé, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium  
Matthew Cook, Caltech, USA  
Oscar Ibarra, University of California, USA  
Klaus Sutner, Carnegie Mellon University, USA  
Organizing Committee Kenichi Morita, Hiroshima University, Japan (Chair) 
Hiroshi Umeo, Osaka Electro-Communication University, Japan  
Thomas Worsch, Universität Karlsruhe, Germany  
Local Organizers Katsunobu Imai, Hiroshima University, Japan 
Chuzo Iwamoto, Hiroshima University, Japan  
Kenichi Morita, Hiroshima University, Japan  
Supported by Inoue Foundation for Science, Electric Technology Research Foundation of Chugoku, Higashi-Hiroshima City, and Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University  
Publications Presentations at the workshop are not reviewed in advance, but a special issue of the Journal of Cellular Automata will be organized for the selected presentations.  
Best Paper / Presentation Award Best Paper/Presentation Award will be given to one of the speakers who presented at AUTOMATA 2006 (except invited speakers and organizers). The prize is free annual subscription of Journal of Cellular Automata and a souvenir. 
Accommodation Please check the page with hotel informations.
Fee The fee provides workshop materials, welcome party (Sept. 12), workshop dinner (Sept. 14), and coffee breaks. The fee 15,000 Japanese Yen should be paid at the registration desk in cash, or by bank/postal remittance. (For Japanese participants, we recommend to send the fee by bank/postal remittance.)
Registration Please use the online registration form
Program The program can be found here
Important Dates 25th May 2006 - registration starts 
25th August 2006, 24:00 (GMT) - registration deadline (very strict deadline) 
25th August 2006, 24:00 (GMT) - abstract submission deadline (very strict deadline) 
12th September 2006 - the satellite symposium 
13th to 15th September 2006 - the workshop 
Travel Informations about accessing to Hiroshima University can be found here
History The list of all workshops
Photos Several pictures of the workshop, more pictures by Prof. Morita
Contact Kenichi Morita <morita @>.